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[Postcard of a German Fire Station]

Description: Postcard of a gated, multistory fire station in Germany. The gated area consists of three connected brick buildings, with the opening facing the camera. The main building features garages at its base and a clock at the center of its roof. The back of the photograph has a handwritten message from its sender to its recipient.
Date: January 31, 1911
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Letter from June Yates to his Mother]

Description: Letter from June Yates to his mother describing his actions and activities in Germany; he says, though, that he will not be home early as he had originally planned. He also goes into detail about the weather in Germany and talks of the letters he has received from other individuals.
Date: 1945-06-22~
Creator: Yates, June
Partner: City of Grapevine

[Letter from June Yates to Cal Yates]

Description: Letter from June Yates to Cal describing his travels across Germany after the war was over. June notes the destruction that the bombs inflicted on some of the large cities and testifies for the accuracy of the horror stories told from the concentration camps; they are still very busy as they are the only hospital for miles.
Date: 1945-05-21~
Creator: Yates, June
Partner: City of Grapevine

[Postcard of a Fire Fighter Rescuing a Lady]

Description: Illustrated postcard of a fire fighter on a ladder, carrying a lady and a cat on his back. The couple is looking towards the flames and smoke in the background. On the back of the postcard, the sender has left a handwritten message that says, "Dear Sir: I am sending today two [...] cards in exchange which I hope will be as [...]"
Date: April 26, 1910
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

Interview with Dr. Odo Turowski, May 28, 1991

Description: Interview with Dr. Odo Turowski, consultant for businesses in Eastern Europe. In the interview, Dr. Turowski discusses his life growing up in east Germany, escaping to west Germany, and the reunification of his country after the fall of the Berlin Wall.
Date: May 28, 1991
Creator: Turowski, Odo & McCaleb, Gary
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

From Pomerania to America

Description: Book discussing the history of the Radde Family from their European ancestors in Pomerania to their arrival in America. Included are various photographs and maps, as well as a list of Radde family members from the Federal Records Center: "Index to Passenger List of Vessels Arriving in Baltimore from 1820-1897." Index begins on page 87.
Date: 1989
Creator: Radde, Rebecca D.
Partner: Cleng Peerson Research Library at the Bosque Museum

[Photograph of Henry Clay, Jr.'s Grave]

Description: Photograph of Henry Clay, Jr.'s grave site in Koblenz, Germany. A woman is standing over his grave with a flower in her hand. His grave stone can be seen in the foreground of the photo. The back of the photo reads: "Memorial Day A. E. F. Cemetery Germany 1919."
Date: 1919
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Photograph of a Cluster of Crosses with Flowers]

Description: Photograph of a group of crosses with one large cross in the back. This is a marker for the grave site of Henry Clay, Jr. who died February 4, 1919. The back of the photo reads: 'In loving memory of one of my den boys who passed to the Higher Life February 4, 1919. Evacuation Hospital 6 U.S. Army. Coblenz, Germany Lord knoweth best."
Date: May 1919
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Minutes of a Meeting with the Burgomasters in Wernigerode, Germany]

Description: Minutes from the April 26, 1945 meeting with the burgomasters of the Kreis Wernigerode in Wernigerode, Germany. These notes are typed and discuss the interactions during the meeting, declarations made by Mr. Troquet, and amounts of food needed in kilograms. The notes at the end discuss the financial situations in each of the communities nearby.
Date: April 26, 1945
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

[Brochure of the Military Government in Germany]

Description: Book concerning the "Military Government [in] Germany" now that the allied forces had made their way into Germany. The Table of Contents shows each section dealing with the abrogation, dissolution, or altering of policies that had been set forth by the Nazi Party in 1933. The text on the front page says this book contains "Proclamation, Laws, Ordinaces and Notices. Directives and Instructions to German Police."
Date: November 7, 1944
Creator: United States. Army.
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

[Portrait of Sergeant A T. Roy in Uniform]

Description: Portrait of Sergeant A. T. Roy wearing his military uniform. The text on the bottom of the photograph has information about Roy's troop group, his birth date, and his death date/location: "Sgt. A. T. Roy 42nd [Cavalry] Recon. Troop Born July 12th, 1917 Killed April 25th, 1945 in Germany."
Date: unknown
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

[Postcard of Graz's Fire Department, Germany]

Description: Postcard of fire fighters in three horse-drawn vehicles outside of a fire station. The fire fighters' uniforms have both hats and helmets. A handwritten message to the recipient on the back of the postcard says, "I would be obliged to you, if you would send me also fire brigade cards."
Date: unknown
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas